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I.R.C. § 117(a) General rule

Gross income does not include amounts received as a scholarship from a person applying to graduate from an educational institution described in section170(b)(1)(A)(ii).

I.R.C. § 117 (b) qualifying scholarship

For the purposes of this section:

I.R.C. § 117(b)(1) Generally

The term “Qualifying Scholarship” means any amount awarded to an individual as a scholarship or scholarship award, provided that the individual provides evidence that such amount was used for qualification and related expenses in accordance with the terms of the scholarship.

I.R.C. § 117(b)(2) Eligible Tuition and Related Expenses

For the purposes of paragraph(1)the term "Qualified Tuition and Related Expenses" means -

I.R.C. § 117(b)(2)(A)

Tuition and fees required for a student's enrollment or attendance at any educational institution described in section170(b)(1)(A)(ii), mi

I.R.C. § 117(b)(2)(B)

Fees, books, consumables and equipment necessary for the courses of instruction in said educational institution.

I.R.C. § 117 (c) restriction

I.R.C. § 117(c)(1) Generally

Except as provided in paragraph(2), subsections(A)mi(D)it does not apply to that part of any amount received that constitutes payment for tuition, research, or other student services required as a condition of receiving the qualifying scholarship or tuition fee reduction.

I.R.C. § 117(c)(2) exceptions

volume unit(1)does not apply to amounts received by a person under -

I.R.C. §117(c)(2)(A)

the National Health Services Corps grant program under Section 338A(g)(1)(A) of the Public Health Services Act,

I.R.C. § 117(c)(2)(B)

Armed Services Financial Assistance and Scholarship Program for Health Professions gemäß Subchapter I of Chapter 105 of Title 10, United States Code, oder

I.R.C. § 117(c)(2)(C)

a comprehensive program of student work-learning services (as defined in Section 448(e) of the Higher Education Act, 1965) operated by an active university (as defined in that section).

I.R.C. § 117 (d) Qualified Tuition Reduction

I.R.C. § 117(d)(1) Generally

Gross income does not include qualified enrollment reduction.

I.R.C. § 117(d)(2) Qualified Tuition Reduction

For purposes of this subsection, the term “reasonable tuition reduction” means the amount of the tuition reduction granted to an employee of an organization described in Section170(b)(1)(A)(ii)for training (below graduate level) with such an organization (or another organization described in section170(b)(1)(A)(ii)) von-

I.R.C. § 117(d)(2)(A)

said officials or

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I.R.C. § 117(d)(2)(B)

any person who is treated as an employee (or whose use is treated as an employee's use) under the rules of the Section.132 (hour).

I.R.C. § 117(d)(3) The reduction must not discriminate in favor of the best paid, etc.

volume unit(1)shall apply with respect to a qualified tuition reduction granted with respect to a well-paid worker only if such reduction is available on substantially the same terms to any member of a group of workers defined under an appropriate classification established by the employer that does not discriminate against favor of well-paid workers (as defined in Section414 (q)). For purposes of this paragraph, the term “highly compensated employee” has the meaning given to it in section414 (q).

I.R.C. § 117(d)(5) Special regulations for teaching and research assistants

In the case of the education of a doctoral student in an educational institution described in Section170(b)(1)(A)(ii)and that is dedicated to teaching or research activities for said organization, subsection(2)to be used as if the phrase "(below graduate level)" were not included.

(August 16, 1954, Ch. 736, 68A Stat. 38; September 21, 1961,Bar. L. 87-256, sec. 110(a), 75 State. 535; October 4th 1976,Bar. L.94-455, Title XIX, Section 1901(b)(8)(A), (c)(3), 90 Stat. 1794, 1803; December 17, 1980,Bar. L. 96-541, sec. 5(a)(1), 94 State. 3205; July 18, 1984,Bar. L.98-369, Wonderful A, Title V, Dry. 532(a), 98 State. 887; October 22, 1986,Bar. L.99-514, Title I, Sec. 123(a), Title XI, Sec. 1114(b)(2), 1151(g)(2), 100 Stat. 2112, 2450, 2506; 10.11.1988,Bar. L 100-647, Title I, Sec. 1011B(a)(31)(B), Title IV, Sec. 4001(b)(2), 102 Stat. 3488, 3643; November 8, 1989,Bar. L 101-140, Title II, Dry. 203(a)(1), (2), 103 State. 830; August 20, 1996,Bar. L.104-188, Title I, Dry. 1703(n)(14), 110 State. 1755; June 7, 2001,Bar. L.107-16, Title IV, Dry. 413(a), 115 State. 38;Bar. L.114-113, Abt. Q, Title III, Sec. 301.)



2015- Untersek. (c)(2)(A)-(C).Bar. L.114-113, Department Q, section 301(a), paragraph as amended. (2) removing "or" at the end of the paragraph. (A) replacing the point at the end of the paragraph with ", or". (B) and adding Subpar. (W).

2001- Subsection. (C).Bar. L. 107-16, sec. 413(a), amended subsection. (W). Before the change it looked like this:

“(c) Restriction. – Subsections (a) and (d) shall not apply to the portion of any amount received that constitutes the payment of tuition, research, or other services by the student required as a condition for receiving the qualified scholarship or tuition reduction qualification.” .

1996- Subsection. (d)(2)(B).Bar. L. 104-188, para. 1703(n)(14), replacing "Section 132(h)" with "Section 132(f)".

1989- Subsection. (d)(4).Bar. L. 101-140, sec. 203(a)(2), amended paragraph (4) read as amended byPub. L. 100-647, Section 1011B(a)(31)(B), had not entered into force, see 1988 amendment note below.

Bar. L. 101-140, sec. 203(a)(1), amended subsection. (d) read as if changes dueBar. L.99-514, para. 1151(g)(2)which added par. (4), had not been enacted, see 1986 amendment below.

1988- Subsection. (d)(4).Pub. L. 100-647, Section 1011B(a)(31)(B), replacing "shall" with "may" and "who is" with "who may be".

subsection (d)(5).Pub. L. 100-647, Section 4001(b)(2), added paragraph (5).

1986-Bar. L. 99-514, sec. 123(a), in the General Change section, replaced "Eligible Scholarships" with "Scholarships and Scholarships" in the Title section.

Subsection (A).Bar. L. 99-514, sec. 123(a), amended subsection. (a general. Before the change, subsection (a) reads as follows: "In the case of an individual, gross income does not include -

“(1) any amount received –

“(A) as a scholarship to an educational institution described in Section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii), or

“(B) by way of remuneration, including the value of services rendered and accommodation; AND

"(2) any monies received to cover the expenses of -

'(A trip,

"(B) investigation,

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"(C) Office help or

"(D) Equipment associated with such grant or grant, but only to the extent that the amount is expended by the recipient."

Subsection (B).Bar. L. 99-514, sec. 123(a), in amendment to article. (b) generally, the provision of qualified scholarships superseded the previous limitation provision referred to in paragraph (1) for persons who were university candidates and in paragraph (2) for persons who were not candidates for titles described in subparagraph. (A) Exclusion Requirements and in subparagraph (B) Scope of Exclusion, that detailed provision is now covered in the subsection. (W).

Subsection (C).Bar. L. 99-514, sec. 123(a), in amendment to article. (c) generally superseded the limitation provision of the earlier provision related to federal grants for tuition and related expenses that could not be included solely because of the need for future service as a federal employee.

Subsection (D).Bar. L. 99-514, sec. 123(a), in amendment to article. (d) generally replace "deductions" with "deductions" in the title and "(as defined in Section 414(q))" after "highly compensated employees" in paragraph (3).

subsection (d)(3).Pub. Law 99-514, Section 1114(b)(2), Deleted “employee, owner or” after “with respect to all” and “employee, owner or” after “on behalf of” and inserted at the end “For purposes of this paragraph, the term “employee” has been given well paid” the meaning of that term in Section 414(q).”

subsection (d)(4).Bar. L.99-514, para. 1151(g)(2), added paragraph (4).

1984- Subsection. (D).Bar. L.98-369Added subsection. (D).

1980- Subsection. (C).Bar. L.96-541Added subsection. (W).

1976- subsections. (a)(1)(A), (b)(1), (2).Bar. L. 94-455, sec. 1901(b)(8)(A)replaced “educational institution (as defined in Section 151(e)(4))” after “scholarship at” with “educational institution described in Section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii).”

Subsection (b)(2)(A)(iv).Bar. L.94-455, para. 1901(c)(3), crossed out "a territory" after "or a state".

Subsection (b)(2)(B).Bar. L. 94-455, sec. 1901(b)(8)(A), replacing "Educational Institution (as defined in Section 151(e)(4))" after "Bachelor's Degree in" with "Educational Institution described in Section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)."

1961- Untersek. (b)(2)(A).Bar. L.87-256including when the recipient or donor is a foreign government, international organization, or binational or multinational educational and cultural foundation or commission established or maintained under the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961.


changes throughBar. L.114-113, Department Q, section 301(a), effective for amounts received in fiscal years beginning after the passage of this statute.


Amended by Section 413(a) of theBar. L.107-16Applies to amounts received in fiscal years beginning after December 31, 2001.

Section 901 (Observation of the Provisions of the Law)Bar. L.107-16, Amended byBar. L.107-358miBar. L. 111-312, sec. 101(a), and beatenBar. L. 112-240, sec. 101(a)(1)(applicable to taxable years, plans or recipes started after December 31, 2012 and estates of people who died after December 31, 2012, omit donations or transfers between generations), provided that:

"(a) IN GENERAL.--All the provisions and amendments of this Act do not apply--

“(1) for taxes, riders, or statutes of limitations beginning after December 31, 2012, or

2) in the case of Title V, for inheritances of descendants made after December 31,

“(b) APPLICATION OF CERTAIN LAWS.--The Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 shall apply and administer to the years, estates, gifts, and transfers described in subsection (a) as if the provisions and changes described in subsection (a) never took effect.

"(c) EXCEPTION.- Subsection (a) does not apply to Section 803 (relating to exemption from federal income tax on refunds received by victims of the Nazi regime or their heirs or property)."


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Section 1703(o) ofBar. L.104-188provides that: "This section shall operate as if incorporated into the provision of the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993 to which this amendment refers."


switch throughBar. L 101-140cash as if contained in Section 1151 of theBar. L.99-514, see Section 203(c) ofBar. L 101-140, listed as a note in section 79 of this title.


As amended by Section 1011B(a)(31)(B) ofBar. L 100-647in force, unless otherwise provided, as provided in the Tax Reform Act of 1986,Bar. L.99-514, to which this amendment applies, see Section 1019(a) of theBar. L 100-647, listed as a note in Section 1 of this title.

Section 4001(c) ofBar. L 100-647provided that "The amendments made by this Section (which modifies Sections 117 and 127 of this Title) shall apply to fiscal years beginning after December 31, 1987."


Amended by Section 123(a) of theBar. L.99-514applies to fiscal years beginning after 12/31/1986, but only for scholarships and grants awarded after 8/16/1986, see Section 151(d) of theBar. L.99-514, listed as a note in Section 1 of this title.

As amended by Section 1114(b)(2) of theBar. L.99-514applicable to years beginning after December 31, 1987, see section 1114(c)(2) of theBar. L.99-514, listed as a note to Section 414 of this title.

As amended by Section 1151(g)(2) of theBar. L.99-514applicable, with certain limitations and exceptions, for years beginning after December 31, 1988, see Section 1151(k) of theBar. L.99-514, as amended, listed as a note to Section 79 of this title.


Section 532(b) ofBar. L.98-369, Amended byBar. L.99-514, para. 2, October 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095, provided that: “The amendment (amendment to this section) made in this section applies to qualified tuition reductions (as defined inSection 117(d)(2) of the Internal Revenue Codefrom 1986 (previouslyI.R.C. 1954)) for training completed after June 30, 1985 in fiscal years ending after that date.'

The provisions of paragraph (d) addressed since January 1, 1984, in the case of training as described in section 127(c)(8) of this title, see section 1(g)(5) ofBar. L.98-611, listed as a note in article 127 of this title.


Section 5(a)(2) ofBar. L.96-541Established: "The amendment made by paragraph (1) (amendment to this section) applies to fiscal years beginning after December 31, 1980."


switch throughBar. L.94-455applicable with respect to fiscal years beginning after December 31, 1976, see Section 1901(d) of theBar. L.94-455, listed as a note in Section 2 of this title.


Section 110(h)(1) ofBar. L.87-256provided: "The amendments made by subsections (a), (b) and (c) of this section (amending this section and sections 871 and 872 of this title) apply to fiscal years beginning after December 31, 1961".


There are no funds allocated forBar. L.101-136to implement or enforce Section 1151 of theBar. L.99-514or changes made by this section, see section 528 of theBar. L.101-136, listed as a note in section 89 of this title.


Failure to implement the amendment pursuant to Section 123(a) of theBar. L.99-514to the extent that the application of such amendment would be contrary to any obligation of the United States under a treaty in effect on October 22, 1986, provided that, for such purposes, any amendment under Title I of theBar. L 100-647be treated as if it had been included in the provisionBar. L.99-514to which this amendment refers, see Section 1012(aa)(3), (4) of theBar. L 100-647, provided for in a note to article 861 of this title.

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For provisions providing for amendments made by Subtitle A or Subtitle C of Title XI (Sections 1101-1147 and 1171-1177) or Title XVIII (Section 1800-1899A) ofBar. L.99-514require a plan change, such a plan change need not be made before the first plan year beginning January 1, 1989, see Section 1140 of theBar. L.99-514, as amended, listed as a note in Section 401 of this title.


Prior to February 1, 1988, the Secretary of the Treasury or his designee will issue final regulations implementing the amendments made by Section 1114 of the US Department of the Treasury.Bar. L.99-514, see article 1141 of theBar. L.99-514, listed as a note in Section 401 of this title.


Section 1853(f) ofBar. L.99-514as long as:

“(1) An enrollment reduction plan will be treated as if it met the enrollment requirements.Section 117(d)(3) of the Internal Revenue Codefrom 1954 (now 1986) yes -

"(A) such plan would have met the requirements of this Section (as amended to this Section, but without regard to the lack of evidence that benefits under such plan were the subject of good faith negotiations) on the date of Eligibility to Participate in The plan was closed,

“(B) thereafter, tuition reductions available under such plan shall be available on substantially equal terms to all employees who are eligible to participate in such plan, and

"(C) eligibility to participate in said plan ended on June 30, 1972, June 30, 1974, or December 31, 1975.

“(2) For the purposes of the applicationSection 117(d)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code1954 (now 1986) to all tuition reduction schemes of an employer with at least 1 of the schemes described in paragraph (1) of this subsection, unplanned employees who are part of an employee unit shall be excluded from the consideration for any agreement covered by what the Secretary of State for the Treasury or his delegate considers a collective agreement between the representatives of the workers and one or more employers where there is evidence that the benefits were negotiated in good faith in relation to plans not described in paragraph (1) .

"(3) Any reduction in tuition fees granted in respect of any full-time course of study completed before July 1, 1988 at the graduate level shall not be included in gross receipts if -

“(A) such reduction would not be included in gross income under the IRS regulations in effect at the time of passage of the Tax Reform Act of 1984 (July 18, 1984) and

"(B) Said reduction shall apply to a student admitted for admission to said grade before July 1, 1984, and who began said grade before June 30, 1985."


Bar. L.95-600, Title I, Sect. 161(b), Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2810, amended byBar. L. 96-167, subdivision 9(b), December 29, 1979, 93 Stat. 1278;Pub. L. 96-541, Section 5(b), December 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 3206;Bar. L.97-248, Title II, Dry. 285, September 3, 1982, 96 State. 569;Bar. L.99-514, para. 2, October 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095 provided that:

“(1) General rule. - Any amount paid to or on behalf of any person by reasonable means as a national investigative service award pursuant to Section 472 of the Public Health Service Act (Section 289l-1 of Title 42, State of Public Health and Welfare ) should be treated as a fellowship or fellowshipSection 117 of the Internal Revenue Codefrom 1986 (previouslyI.R.C. 1954).

“(2) Effective date. - The provisions of subsection (b) apply to awards made during the calendar years 1974 to 1983.”


Bar. L. 93-483, paragraph 4, Oct. 26, 1974, 88 Stat. 1458, as amendedBar. L.94-455, Title XXI, Sect. 2130, October 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1922;Bar. L. 95-171, paragraph 5, November 12, 1977, 91 Stat. 1355;Bar. L.95-600, Title I, Sec. 161(a), 6. Nov. 1978, 92 Stat. 2810;Bar. L.95-615, Title I, Sec. 6, 8. Nov. 1978, 92 Stat. 3098;Bar. L. 96-167, sec. 9(a), December 29, 1979, 93 Stat. 1278;Bar. L.99-514, para. 2, October 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095 provided that:

"(a general. - Any amount paid by a member of a uniformed service receiving training under the Armed Forces Health Professionals Scholarship Program (or other program approved by the Secretary of the Treasury or his designee with substantially similar objectives ) from an educational institution (as defined inSection 151(e)(4) of the Internal Revenue Codefrom 1986 (previouslyI.R.C. 1954)) (see Section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii) of this title) shall be treated as a scholarship under Section 117 of this Code (this Section), regardless of whether the member is receiving training during the period of active duty or on furlough or inactive status and regardless of whether the member is required to have a period of active duty as a condition of receiving such payments.

“(b) Definition of standardized services. - For purposes of this section, the term “uniform service” has the meaning given to it in Section 101(3) of Title 37 of the United States Code.

“(c) Effective date. - The provisions of this article apply to amounts received in calendar years 1973, 1974 and 1975 and in the case of a member of the uniformed service formed after 1975 and before 1981 in the programs described in paragraph (a). , in relation to amounts received after 1975 and before 1985.”

(section 6 ofBar. L.95-615, the Sec recreated. 4(c) ofBar. L.93-483expires unchanged on the day after November 8, 1978, see Section 210(a) of theBar. L.95-615, listed as a note to Section 61 of this title.)

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Windows keyboard shortcuts
  • Copy: Ctrl + C.
  • Cut: Ctrl + X.
  • Paste: Ctrl + V.
  • Maximize Window: F11 or Windows logo key + Up arrow.
  • Open Task View: Windows logo key + Tab.
  • Display and hide the desktop: Windows logo key + D.
  • Switch between open apps: Alt + Tab.
  • Open the Quick Link menu: Windows logo key + X.

Which is better b/g or n? ›

In basic terms, 802.11n is faster than 802.11g, which itself is faster than the earlier 802.11b. On the company website, Apple explains that 802.11n offers "greater performance, more range, and improved reliability".

What does b/g/n and ac indicate? ›

The five Wi-Fi (802.11) technologies (a, b, g, n and ac) are often abbreviated BGN, ABGN and A/B/G/N/AC in the specifications for wireless routers, Wi-Fi access points and the Wi-Fi in portable devices. For example, "N" means 802.11n.

What is BGN vs CMPN? ›

The Bloomberg Generic Price (BGN) is Bloomberg's market consensus price for corporate and government bonds, calculated by using prices contributed to Bloomberg. The Bloomberg Composite Rate (CMP), Bloomberg's “best market” calculation for bank indications for bid and ask rates, is available.

How does Bloomberg verify student? ›

Based on your university you will either need to upload a school document (school ID, tuition receipt, class schedule) showing your full name, date of enrollment, and your school name or you will be prompted to log into your school portal. Once your student status is verified you will receive a confirmation email.

How many devices can use a Bloomberg subscription? ›

You can only view digital issues on up to five devices. Once you've reached this limit, the issue will be locked until you reset it from within your account. You can reset locked issues by accessing your digital library and clicking on the cover image for the locked issue.

Why do you want to work in Bloomberg full time capacity? ›

Good company for stable employment

Bloomberg offers a variety of opportunities across data, sales and engineering. As a large private company and a market leader it offer good salaries (with great benefits), decent opportunities for progression (however, rarely particularly rapid one) and a friendly work environment.

How long does it take to complete the Bloomberg certificate? ›

The course should take 6-8 hours to complete. At the end of the course you will receive a certificate of completion. To access Bloomberg Market Concepts, enter BMC at any Bloomberg terminal.

How do I prove I am a student? ›

If you're a new student:
  1. You'll be able to download your letter once you have collected your student ID card.
  2. Make sure you have fully completed enrolment including uploading your photograph. If you are an international student, you should also complete any Right to Study checks.

Is Bloomberg free for college students? ›

We work directly with universities all over the world, providing Bloomberg Financial Market Labs: spaces packed with Bloomberg Terminals, free for students to use.

Is there an API for Bloomberg? ›

Bloomberg Server API (SAPI) delivers a powerful complement to the Bloomberg Terminal. SAPI allows you to consume Bloomberg's unique real-time market, historical, and key reference data, as well as calculation engine capabilities when using proprietary and third-party applications.

What is the data limit in Bloomberg? ›

These messages show that a Bloomberg data download limit (cap) has been exceeded. ' #N/A Daily Capacity ': There is a daily limit of 500,000 hits which resets at midnight each day, for each Bloomberg terminal.

How much does a Bloomberg terminal cost per year? ›

Most Bloomberg setups have between two and six displays. It is available for an annual fee of $24,240 per user ($27,660 per year for firms that use only one terminal), leased out in two-year contracts. As of 2022, there were 325,000 Bloomberg Terminal subscribers worldwide.

How do I ace Bloomberg interview? ›

Dress professionally, even for video interviews. Silence your phone and make sure your environment is free of distractions. Be yourself!
Interview tips
  1. Speak clearly and concisely.
  2. Provide thoughtful examples and don't be afraid to ask questions.
  3. Be prepared for scenario-based interview questions/roleplaying.

What kind of people does Bloomberg look for? ›

That's why they're looking for people with the right attitude: a growth mindset, a willingness to tackle tough challenges head on, and the ambition required to take advantage of learning opportunities. Guided by their core values, Bloomberg employees tend to share certain principles with the company they work for.

What are Bloomberg 4 core values? ›

At Bloomberg, we are guided by four core values that are the foundation of our continued success: innovation, collaboration, customer service and doing the right thing. We harness the power of data and technology to organize, understand and improve our world.


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